Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

How The U.S. Military Used Guns N' Roses To Make A Dictator Give Up

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Panama's dictator, Manuel Noriega, surrendered to the invading U.S. military in 1989. He holed up at the Vatican Embassy, and gave up after being subjected to days of deafening music.

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Morning News Brief: Kushner And Russia Reports, Europe Tries To Go It Alone

Monday, May 29, 2017

Donald Trump has returned to the U.S. amid reports that Jared Kushner reached out inappropriately to Russia. And in Europe, after Trump's trip, U.S. allies are taking a go-it-alone approach.

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What Does It Mean When ISIS Claims Responsibility For An Attack?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

When the Islamic State says its "soldiers" carried out an attack, it doesn't necessarily mean the group planned or directed the terrorist act — or even knew about it in advance.

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Manchester Bombing Is Europe's 13th Terrorist Attack Since 2015

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The post-concert bombing is the 13th terrorist attack in Western Europe in a little over two years. This coincides with the rise of the Islamic State, which has been linked to most all the attacks.

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Michael Flynn's Contradictory Line On Russia

Friday, May 19, 2017

Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia are a key part of the investigation into whether there was collusion during the presidential campaign. Here's the irony: Flynn often described Russia as an enemy.

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Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Embroiled In Russia Controversy

Thursday, May 18, 2017

There's been a lot happening in Washington on the imbroglio involving Trump, Russia and the FBI. Reuters reports there were more contacts between Trump aides and Russia than previously disclosed. The New York Times reports Trump's camp was warned before the fact that Michael Flynn was under investigation, and the deputy attorney general briefed senators about all of this on Thursday.

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President Trump's First Foreign Trip Will Include Red-Carpet Welcome In Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Given the president's campaign rhetoric, Saudi Arabia seems an odd choice for his first foreign visit. But the kingdom plans a warm welcome and has invited leaders from many other Muslim countries.

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Morning News Brief: Trump's Request To Comey And Sharing Intelligence With Russia

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

President Trump asked James Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn, according to a memo Comey wrote. And Israeli columnist Chemi Shalev discusses Trump sharing intelligence with Russians.

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News Brief: Trump Accused Of Sharing Classified Data, Iran Election Preview

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reports suggest President Trump revealed classified information about ISIS to Russian officials at a White House meeting. A view from Iran ahead of the country's presidential election later this week.

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Giving Up Nuclear Weapons: It's Rare, But It's Happened

Monday, May 08, 2017

President Trump is calling on North Korea to relinquish its nuclear arsenal. History suggests that's unlikely. Only one country has built its own nukes, and then given them up.

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The 'Butcher Of Kabul' Is Welcomed Back In Kabul

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar rained rockets on the Afghan capital in the 1990s and was responsible for thousands of deaths. The country's president welcomed him back Thursday in the interest of peace.

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As ISIS Loses Ground, Returning Fighters Create A New Worry

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Islamic State keeps losing ground. But defeat in the Middle East would not mean the end of ISIS. U.S. counterterrorism officials are already thinking about what's likely to come next.

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From Ancient Greece, Lessons On The Risk Of A Modern, Accidental War

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

What's the most serious threat to the U.S. — a resurgent Russia, Islamic State terrorism, a nuclear Iran? Maybe it's none of the above. It could be something called the Thucydides trap.

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Iran Sticks To Nuclear Deal, But U.S. Says It Will Review Sanctions

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells Congress that the Trump administration will take another look at sanctions to see if lifting them was in line with U.S. national security interests.

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Trump's National Security Strategy Empowers Military Commanders

Friday, April 14, 2017

President Trump's national security decision making style is becoming clear early in his administration, and it's quite a change from his predecessor. Trump has empowered his top military commanders in new ways and felt free to reverse himself on major positions.

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Russia, The Place Where U.S. Presidents Get Their Hopes Dashed

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

U.S. presidents have a tradition of entering office and expressing hope for improved relations with Russia. This is matched by a tradition of presidents leaving office amid friction with Moscow.

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What Is The U.S. Goal In Syria?

Saturday, April 08, 2017

The U.S. has now bombed both main players in the Syrian war: President Bashar Assad's military and the Islamic State. But the Trump administration hasn't spelled out what sort of outcome it's seeking.

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Trump Revises Rhetoric On Islamic Terrorism In Remarks With Middle East Allies

Thursday, April 06, 2017

During a joint press conference at the White House with King Abdullah of Jordan on Wednesday, President Trump refrained from using the term "radical Islamic terrorism" to describe ISIS.

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At A Hefty Cost, World War I Made The U.S. A Major Military Power

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The U.S. was a reluctant entrant into World War I. But when America joined the battle 100 years ago, on April 6, 1917, it transformed a small military in a major international force almost overnight.

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From Wristwatches To Radio, How World War I Ushered In The Modern World

Sunday, April 02, 2017

The war is remembered for trench warfare, millions of deaths and the failure to bring lasting peace. But it also brought together emerging technologies, remaking life on and off the battlefield.

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